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Mag 6.0 Earthquake - near Weiyuan city, Yunnan province

  1. Oct 7, 2014 #1

    Astronuc

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    http://news.yahoo.com/strong-earthquake-shakes-southwestern-china-142617683.html [Broken]
    http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000sjim#summary

     
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  3. Oct 7, 2014 #2

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    yes its a tectonically interesting area of Asia ( SE China, down into Thailand Myanmar regions)

    here's my seismogram of the event ... there's 2 quakes on here, the top one is a M 5.9 from nthrn Mariana Isl yesterday morning and the lower one the M 6.0 from sthrn China this morning

    zhi.gif

    cheers
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  4. Oct 7, 2014 #3

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    followed by a M 6.2 at the entrance to the Gulf of California, Mexico area

    didn't show up too strongly on my system being 1/2 a world away The lower of the 2 traces

    zhi1.gif

    the gram below is from a mate's system in central California

    141008  UT M 6.2 Mexico n3.gif

    cheers
    Dave
     
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